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FZPN40 PHFO 021630
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC MON MAR 02 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT
OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN
TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

THIS HIGH SEAS FORECAST USES 1-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS WHICH MAY BE
HIGHER THAN 10-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS.

SECURITE

NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC MAR 02 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 03 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 04 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N154W TO 26N155W...CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO 22N155W
TO 19N156W. FRONT AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF...AND WITHIN 240 NM W OF...FRONT AND
TROUGH N OF 23N. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT
AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 27N155W 1017 MB. FRONT FROM 30N155W TO LOW
TO 25N154W...CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO 18N158W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 480 NM E OF LOW...FRONT AND TROUGH N OF 23N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N153W 1016 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 25N154W...
CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO 18N158W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 27N BETWEEN 151W AND 160W.

.TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 01N169E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 02N160E TO 01N168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 01N160E TO 00N166E.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 26N BETWEEN 160W AND 170E...
AND FROM 13N TO 25N W OF 170E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 13N TO
22N E OF 146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 09N TO 28N BETWEEN
160W AND 170E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 24N W OF
170E...AND FROM 07N TO 23N E OF 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 09N W OF 160W. NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 18N E OF 157W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT NEAR 30N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED FAR N OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 30N144W TO 22N148W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 30N176W TO 28N160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 05N TO 25N BETWEEN 170W AND 170E. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT N OF 13N W OF 170E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM 17N140W TO
24N150W TO 10N170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 10N160W TO
09N169W TO 06N177W TO 05N171E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF A LINE FROM
09N140W TO 05N152W TO 10N160W...AND FROM 10N TO 26N W OF 171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 13 FT FROM 15N TO 23N BETWEEN 170W AND
167E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 10N170W TO 05N177W
TO 05N173E TO 09N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 06N BETWEEN 150W AND
170W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 06N TO 23N E OF 150W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 07N BETWEEN 175W AND 169E.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 02N175W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM
OF ITCZ.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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